Thousands of Zapatistas Demonstrate in Chiapas on Oct 22

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      Thousands of Zapatistas Demonstrate in Chiapas on Oct 22

In Chiapas, Thousands of Zapatistas Demonstrate in Support of Ayotzinapa and the Yaqui People

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Chiapas, Mexico. October 22, 2014

Just as was happening in different parts of the country and the world, thousands of Zapatista support bases once again demonstrated in silence, this time from the autonomous communities, to demand the presentation alive of the 43 Ayotzinapa students and for the freedom of Mario Luna and Fernando Jiménez, political prisoners from the Yaqui people.

As they had announced, the Zapatistas demonstrated on Wednesday afternoon, October 22,  in the communities and roads of the state wherever they have a presence, in solidarity with the Ayotzinapa students and the Yaqui people.

In the Caracol of Oventic and nearby communities, banners are seen with legends that demand the presentation with life of the 43 students of the Isidro Burgos Rural Teachers College…

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2 thoughts on “Thousands of Zapatistas Demonstrate in Chiapas on Oct 22

  1. The Zapatistas are a very powerful role model demonstrating how decentralized direct democracy can work without benefit of some charismatic leader. IMHO relying on a charismatic leader to create a change movement is always a trap – it always seems to replace the old elite with a new one.

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